Here’s Looking at You, 2015

Gazing back at 2015, I feel a bit like Scuttle in The Little Mermaid, flipping the telescope to look through both ends. What is near weirdly seems so far off and then — bam! — what was well away in the distance is brought instantly close. All of a sudden it’s New Year’s Eve, the…… Continue reading Here’s Looking at You, 2015

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The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Interview

As part of an ongoing series of interviews with contributors to the 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories, Angela Slatter has fired several horror-related questions my way. She posted this interview on Friday, but I was somewhere between Calgary and LA at the time, so I’m a bit behind the eight ball in spreading the…… Continue reading The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Interview

Smoke Billows, Soot Falls: Now with cover art and blurbery

Things have been quiet on this website lately, but that’s because I’ve been busy behind the scenes! Coming close and fast on the heels of the Spectral Book of Horror Stories announcement, I’ve had news about my Spectral chapbook (which will be published very soon) — namely, the atmospheric cover art has been revealed, along with…… Continue reading Smoke Billows, Soot Falls: Now with cover art and blurbery

Spectral Book of Horror Stories II: ToC Announced!

Mark Morris and Spectral Press have announced the awesome table of contents for the 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories, which is due to be launched at this year’s FantasyCon in October. I am so stoked to have a story included in this volume alongside some truly excellent horror writers. (Also, check out that creepy cover!…… Continue reading Spectral Book of Horror Stories II: ToC Announced!

Spectral sale!

Best Christmas present ever: I sold my bleak and unsettling story “Smoke Billows, Soot Falls” to the wonderful Simon Marshall-Jones at Spectral Press! Spectral Press specialises in fine, numbered, special edition chapbooks that focus on the ghostly/supernatural end of the fiction spectrum — I couldn’t be more delighted that my story will be published in…… Continue reading Spectral sale!